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Bailey Brown (left) and Shelby Hook (right) posing for a team captain picture. (Photo credit: Derrick Tuscan)

Senior team captains talk about the upcoming SDSU lacrosse season and COVID-19 concerns

by Adam Correa, Staff Writer // January 16, 2022

San Diego State lacrosse senior team captains midfielder Bailey Brown and defender Shelby Hook put up strong numbers last season despite a 5-9 record and...

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Chad Baker-Mazara (left) gets helped up to his feet by Keshad Johnson (right) during SDSUs Jan. 8 match against Colorado State. The team will now be on a temporary pause due to COVID-19 quarantine protocols.

Men’s basketball to go on COVID pause following postponement

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // January 11, 2022

On Jan. 10, San Diego State’s game against the Wyoming Cowboys was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns within the Cowboys’ program. Now, the concerns...

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Matt Bradley (3) takes a shot during the game against Colorado State. Bradley led the team with 26 points on the day.

Men’s basketball upset No. 20 Rams 79-49 with a blend of offensive and defensive prowess

by Adam Correa, Staff Writer // January 9, 2022

The San Diego State Aztecs (10-3-0, 2-0 Mountain West Conference) demolished the No. 20 Colorado State Rams (11-1-0, 1-1 MWC) 79-49. The 30-point win...

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Laukoa Santos celebrating a goal with head coach Ryan Hopkins against Stanford (Courtesy of SDSU Athletics).

The journey to another NCAA Tournament continues for Men’s Soccer in the offseason

by Juan Daniel Avila, Senior Staff Writer // January 7, 2022

It’s Senior Night for San Diego State men’s soccer at the SDSU Sports Deck. Usually, the team gets around 150 spectators but on this particular night,...

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Senior Trey Pulliam (center) attempts a three-point shot during the game agains U

Men’s basketball put a stop to UNLV’s running, open Mountain West Conference play with 62-55 win

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // January 3, 2022

Brian Dutcher was facing quite the conundrum as his San Diego State Aztecs headed into the Thomas and Mack Center at UNLV. Junior point guard Lamont...

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SDSUs student section, The Show, had some fun poking fun at cross-town rivals UCSD when they came to Viejas Arena.

Men’s basketball defeats UCSD, prepares for COVID resurgence

by Andrew Finley, Assistant Sports Editor // December 24, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball (8-3) scored first and never looked back against the cross-town UC San Diego Tritons (6-5) by a score of 78-57.  The...

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The Aztecs pose with Frisco Bowl Champion banners after their 38-24 victory over UTSA in the Frisco Bowl (Photo Courtesy of SDSU Athletics/Justin Truong)

Aztec halt Roadrunners in their tracks as passing game leads to 38-24 win in the Frisco Bowl

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // December 22, 2021

It has been nearly a month since families around the country ate Thanksgiving dinner. Those same families will have to wait a few more days to enjoy...

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Trey Pulliam (center) drives towards the basket against Long Beach State Nov. 30

Men’s basketball pick up important nonconference win in 63-53 victory over Saint Mary’s

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // December 19, 2021

It has been no secret that the San Diego State Aztecs have been shooting poorly behind the 3-point line this season. Entering the Footprint Center in...

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Junior forward Blake Bowen during the weekend series against the Oregon Ducks (Photo Courtesy of SDSU Hockey)

SDSU Hockey moves up to Division 1

by Joshua Frojelin, Staff Writer // December 15, 2021

On Aug. 9, 1988, the biggest trade in hockey, if not sports, history went down. The Edmonton Oilers traded Wayne Gretzky — the greatest NHLer of all...

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Matt Araiza walks off the field after a game (Photo Courtesy of Paul Garrison/EVT)

Matt Araiza punts his way to SDSU’s first major postseason award in program history, wins Ray Guy Award

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // December 12, 2021

He owns the NCAA record for most punts of 50-plus and 60-plus yards. He blasted a football into the opposing endzone… from his own 12-yard line. He...

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Senior forward Joshua Tomaic sinks a shot from the three-point line in SDSUs win over Cal State Fullerton

Men’s basketball defeats Fullerton to get 14th straight home win

by Andrew Finley, Assistant Sports Editor // December 12, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs (6-3) came into their match against the Cal State Fullerton Titans (4-5) with a 13-game win streak at Viejas Arena dating back...

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View from the student section on the concourse of Aztec Stadium.

Snapdragon Stadium: The new name for SDSU’s Mission Valley stadium

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // December 11, 2021

San Diego. Jack Murphy. Qualcomm. SDCCU. These are names that Mission Valley stadiums of old have been given. Now, San Diego State University has...

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